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July 2020 Archive

Vitamin Exposures on the Rise in Texas

Vitamin exposure calls are on in the increase in Texas. Texas Poison Centers have seen a 55% increase in exposures to pediatric vitamins, a 35 percent increase in human exposure calls to vitamins overall and a more than 24 percent increase in exposure to melatonin calls from March through June of this year.

Face Masks and Face Coverings: Do They Work in the Fight Against COVID-19?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, much debate has surrounded the use of masks and face coverings. Let’s put this debate to an end.

Amarillo Physician Advises Heat Safety Awareness

As the temperatures continue to rise, Rodney Young, M.D., FAAFP, advises people to lookout for signs and symptoms of heat-related stress when working or playing outside.